In Parliament, Huw spoke of the harm that bullying and harassment on social media is causing to young people. He said social media companies often operate under the laws of the US and not the laws of the UK and should be held to account for content that is posted on their sites in this country.
Following a BBC Panorama documentary in 2014, where it was found that there was widespread cheating amongst international students taking English language tests, the Home Office took action to curtail or withdraw their visas.
In response to an announcement from the Business and Energy Minister that almost 40% of electricity generation in the UK came from renewable energy sources in the last quarter of 2018, Huw took to the chamber to speak on the positive impact of the government’s energy policy: “whilst I’ve got no t
Our failure to leave the European Union by the end of March now sees us given another extension until the end of October to get an agreement through Parliament. If we can achieve this earlier, we avoid the humiliating feature of European Parliamentary elections in May.
This latest EU update comes after the Prime Minister’s announcement that she will step down and my belief that if Parliament cannot deliver what we promised, then, with enormous disappointment, we need to look for another solution.
Many seaside towns and coastal communities are in desperate need of improvements to transport, housing and broadband. Better access to further and higher education for young people in seaside towns is needed too.
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